5 Ways to Encourage your homeschool student

5 Ways to Encourage Your Frustrated Homeschool Child

When your child gets frustrated with homeschooling, it can get very stressful very quickly. Maybe your child gets frustrated about a particular subject. Maybe they get embarrassed when they don’t know an answer. Whatever the reason for your child’s frustration with homeschooling, there are some easy things you can do to try and get them...

Make it fun to practicing counting money with these hands-on activities free printables.

Free Printable Hands-On Activities for Counting Money

These free printable counting money activity worksheets are great for practicing counting coins and creating amounts of money using different coin combinations. Counting money is one skill that requires hands-on activities. Holding the coins in their hands helps students learn so much faster and more thoroughly than just seeing the images on a worksheet or...

Preschool math mini-pack free printable

Free Printable Preschool Math Mini-Pack

Preschool math can be so much fun. They are learning to count, sort, identify numbers, and so much more! The look of excitement on a child’s face when they count correctly to a new “high” is just priceless. But, at least for my kids, sometimes the never ending request for “new” things can be exhausting....

A Classical Homeschool Schedule Make Simple

Are you thinking of homeschooling and don’t know where to start? Maybe you are already homeschooling and you’re feeling like you have no direction. Afraid your going to miss something important in your child’s education? I used to feel that way, too! A classical homeschool schedule can fix all of those worries! Beginning the homeschooling...

Children love to play family board games, but sometimes the games aren't much fun for the adults. Here is a list of 10 board games that your whole family will enjoy playing together!

The Best Games for Kids Ages 5-8

Playing games is a great way to spend some quality time with your children, but let’s be honest, sometimes the games themselves can be a real disappointment! Nothing makes me cringe more than when my kids ask “Mom, will you play Mousetrap with me”?  Games are also a great toy alternative for Christmas and birthdays....

Getting kids to clean up without complaining

4 Tips for Getting Your Kids to Help Clean Up

Does your preschooler refuse to help clean up?  Do you find yourself wondering how in the world am I supposed to keep my house clean with all these toys everywhere? Are you searching for a way to get your kids to help keep your house clean? If you answered YES!, then you are in the right...

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Smartick Review: Independent Math Program for Your Homeschool

Do you struggle with how best to teach your young homeschooler math?  Do you worry that your child isn’t getting a good foundation for their math skills?  Does your child get frustrated when it is time to do math?   If you answered yes to any of those questions, then you are in the right place!...

create custom slide sizes in powerpoint

How to Create a Custom Slide Size in PowerPoint

Today, I’ve got a quick video to show you how to create a custom slide size in PowerPoint.  This can be used to create any size you want, but I specifically show you how to create an office paper sized slide.  Now, you can create PDFs and printables to your heart’s content.  No special program...

Keep the toys organized in 3 simple steps

How to Ditch the Mess and Keep your Toys Organized

Toys, toys, toys.  How to keep your toys organized is something that so many families struggle with. Grandparents love to buy them.  Kids hate to put them away. So, we are left with a mess to keep tidy.  I am not the type of person who can keep up with super complicated systems or keeping...